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Past the Pain: Kelly's Story

Friday, February 12, 2016 9:08 AM

Kelly Pierce was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at the age of 15, and required several major surgeries, pills and treatments in order to just manage her condition. After she began seeing Barbara Drevlow [...]

Teaching Moment: Talking to Your Teen About Sex

Thursday, February 11, 2016 7:25 AM

Most of us remember the “birds and the bees” conversation with our parents. We were uncomfortable, they were probably stressed, it was a lot of information and we tried to forget it. As a parent yourself, you now have the opportunity to change that memory for your kids. While teens learn about sex [...]

The Height of the Season: Flu Myths vs. Facts

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 10:46 AM

Worried about catching the flu this season? There are many things you can do to prevent the spread of the flu—washing your hands regularly, getting adequate sleep, maintaining a healthy diet and exercise routine—but one of the best is to make sure you get vaccinated. 

Kenneth Fox, MD [...]

Fresh Recipe: Black Bean Brownie Recipe

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 8:19 AM

Eating a well-balanced diet doesn’t have to mean cutting out the good stuff. Emmaline Rasmussen, MS, RD, LDN, Clinical Research Dietician at NorthShore, shares her favorite healthy dessert recipe.

Enjoy brownies this Valentine’s Day with a healthy secret ingredient… black beans! Don’t let that [...]

Could It Be Skin Cancer? What to Look for During Your Self-Exam

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 11:08 AM

Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer, accounting for nearly half of all cancers in the U.S. And despite increased awareness of causes, risk factors and methods of prevention, the rates of skin cancer, including the three major types—basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma—continue [...]

Dancing Towards Perfect Posture: Hailey and Christi’s Story

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 9:57 AM

Age 2 is a time of growth for toddlers, with plenty of physical activities and brand new experiences. While most children are dealing with bumps and scrapes, Hailey Gamboa was going to her first plaster casting session. After her family noticed problems with her posture during infancy, they were [...]

Eating Better: Healthy Baking Recipe Swaps

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 8:16 AM

When we eat well, we feel good. But there are times we still want to eat something that may not be good for our diet – like brownies or cake. Emmaline Rasmussen, MS, RD, LDN, Clinical Research Dietician at NorthShore, shares her go-to recipe [...]

Heart Disease: Women vs. Men

Friday, February 05, 2016 7:58 AM

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. Each year, approximately 600,000 people will die of heart disease, nearly half of them women. And yet many still believe that heart disease is a man’s disease. It’s not.

There are some possible differences, [...]

Prevent Heart Disease With These Surprising Heart Healthy Tips [Infographic]

Thursday, February 04, 2016 7:54 AM

With 25% of the American population suffering from heart related problems, it's extremely important for everyone to carefully monitor their health, and take the necessary precautions to avoid heart disease.  The most common ways to prevent heart disease include exercising regularly, eating [...]

Fueling the Fight: ‘Shroom Turkey Sliders

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 8:19 AM

Vegetables are packed with nutritious value. Sometimes when it comes to eating them, it’s easier said than done. One way to get plenty of vegetables in is with a recipe Lori Wyble, Oncology Dietician at NorthShore’s Kellogg Cancer Center [...]

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